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Itazuke Tower

DAYTON, Ohio -- Itazuke Tower sign in the Korean War Gallery at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force. (U.S. Air Force photo)

DAYTON, Ohio -- Itazuke Tower sign in the Korean War Gallery at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force. (U.S. Air Force photo)

McDonnell Douglas F-4C-17-MC (S/N 63-7466) at Itazuke Air Force Base, Japan. Note that the actual "Itazuke Tower" sign, as seen in the background, is on display in the Korean War Gallery at the National Museum of the United States Air Force. (U.S. Air Force photo)

McDonnell Douglas F-4C-17-MC (S/N 63-7466) at Itazuke Air Force Base, Japan. Note that the actual "Itazuke Tower" sign, as seen in the background, is on display in the Korean War Gallery at the National Museum of the United States Air Force. (U.S. Air Force photo)

The flightline at Itazuke Air Base, Japan, 1950. The F-82 in the foreground belongs to the 69th All Weather Fighter Squadron, and the F-80s are assigned to the 8th Fighter-Bomber Group. (U.S. Air Force photo)

The flightline at Itazuke Air Base, Japan, 1950. The F-82 in the foreground belongs to the 69th All Weather Fighter Squadron, and the F-80s are assigned to the 8th Fighter-Bomber Group. (U.S. Air Force photo)

Sign from the control tower at Itazuke Air Base in Japan. Countless Air Force personnel flew combat missions from Itazuke AB during the Korean War. The sign was sent to the museum when the air base was phased out by the USAF in 1971.

Note: The sign is displayed in stabilized, unrestored condition.

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